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CBS
Dec 12, 2012 4:30am PST
44th homicide. year. this is the highest number of people killed in the city since 1991. >>> four women and a man are under arrest for a mysterious murder in san francisco. 26-year-old steven reed was found bound and gagged on the city streets sunday night. he had been shot and died a few hours later. an 18-year-old woman was seriously injured at the same time. police are not saying what led them to the suspects at a home in hercules. >> it was established that there was an extensive relationship between the victims and the suspect in this case. i cannot get into details about the relationships. >> police are still trying to determine where the victims were injured and whether there are any more suspects. a neighbor says investigators took a computer and a mattress from the apartments of one of the suspects. >>> the man accused of kidnapping and killing 15-year- old sierra lamar is facing new charges in santa clara county court this morning. antolin garcia-torres is accused of trying to carjack three different women i 2009. he was 17 but will be charged as an adult. it all happene
CBS
Dec 26, 2012 4:30am PST
fransesquito creek. crews from the city and california conservation corps spent a lot of christmas stacking sandbags on the levee to keep the creek out of gardens neighborhood. there's already been some flooding from ver buena verbena drive to areas in the neighborhood. it made for a less than happy christmas. >> kids didn't wake up in the morning thinking they have to help their parents clean up the yards and cars. >> people were evacuated from one unsafe home because water got into the electrical outlets. east palo alto is working on a long-term solution to the flooding. >>> the storm has dumped a lot of snow in the sierra. not everyone felt like fighting the traffic and chain controls to get up there. some bay area families decided to head out right after opening their presents and play in the first snow they found. >> 6:00 in the morning got all our stuff and food and came out at 9:00. >> looks like fun. there's more snow than usual this winter. the california department of water resources said there's been 140% increase in this year's snowpack. remember, you can track the storm yoursel
CBS
Dec 18, 2012 4:30am PST
august will be the topic of discussion at a meeting in richmond tomorrow. city leaders will get an update on the repairs and investigation. the meeting is set for 6:30 tomorrow night in the city council chamber. residents are encouraged to attend. >>> and police now say they found a shotgun in a suspect's apartment after a weekend standoff in san francisco. officers were called to the home near hide street because of a domestic disturbance saturday night. the suspect is being held on suspicion of domestic violence. >>> time now 4:41. a deal in the works? president obama's latest offer to avoid the "fiscal cliff." >> plus, the sights, sounds, smells of the christmas season, how it's all designed to extract money from your wallet. >> of course. and down in a flash. the storage building blown away and what's coming in its place. ,, ,,,,,,,, ♪ secondhand smoke affects everyone's health. it's not just irritating. it can cause heart disease and even death. speak up about secondhand smoke. your health and the health of your family depend on it. it sparks a movement. because people can't
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 4:30am PST
forces are closer to president assad. there are reports of fighting just outside the capital city of damascus increasing fears the syrian government may start using chemical weapons. meanwhile, u.n. secretary- general ban ki-moon has hinted he would not favor an asylum deal for assad even as a way to end syria's civil war. >>> silicon valley pioneer john mcafee is now in guatemala seeking asylum after spending weeks in hiding. mcafee, who founded the santa clara software security company, is wanted for the murder of a neighbor in belize. he says he is innocent. mcafee spoke to the "associated press" in a restaurant in guatemala city after sneaking out of nearby belize. >>> 4748 now. new york police say a suspect is in custody and has implicated himself in the death of a man who was pushed on a subway track. ki-suck han died after being hit by a train at times square. han is shown in a confrontation with a suspect in a surveillance video shortly before being shoved on the track. witnesses say han desperately tried to climb back up on the platform but couldn't make it before the train
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 4:30am PST
. instead, they agreed to a compliance director appointed by a judge and paid for by the city. cbs 5 insider phil matier says both sides can claim a partial victory now. >> the plaintiffs will now have someone within the department answerable to the court to make sure that changes are made. most importantly, what they avoid is a complete federal takeover something that would be an embarrassment for the city and could lead it a judge telling them they don't have enough cops and ordering them to hire more. >> according to the "oakland tribune" this makes oakland the first city in the nation to have its police command staff under the authority of a court- appointed director. >>> hundreds of people showed up to talk about crime at an oakland town hall meeting. mayor quan admitted oakland is seeing more violent crime, specifically robberies. police officials talked about programs they are using to fight crime. but a gunfight in the same neighborhood the previous night did not come up at the meeting. >> they are rumors that are being held right now where people in that particular beat can
CBS
Dec 4, 2012 4:30am PST
for months. but we have another storm right around the corner coming in tonight. so now the city is working on a quick temporary fix to deal with this incoming rain. this sinkhole is 80 feet long, 40 feet wide and 15 feet deep. it's on mountain view drive, opened up on sunday. heavy rain runsthe plan is a temporary culvert to keep water flowing under the road when it rains of a permanent solution will take time and money. some residents who live close to the sinkhole were hoping for better news. >> all our live is just -- we just have this house. [ crying ] >> and everything you worry about it. >> reporter: the city manager told me a permanent fix could cost somewhere in the six figures. now, this morning a section of mountain view drew is still closed. you can see excavators and other heavy machinery sitting in the road so a lot of work to be done. they are going to be out here in full force throughout the day preparing for the incoming storm and for the next few months. also some residents had their water disrupted. there was a water line that east bay m.u.d. was trying to repair
CBS
Dec 7, 2012 4:30am PST
highest point, they were signed by the team city leaders and hundreds of construction workers. when it's done, about 18,000- tons of steel will support that stadium, and they are moving fast. >>> a woman stranded six nights in the sierra may have been saved by a gut feeling and a call. >> call it whatever you want, it was meant to be. it's just like we weren't going to come back without her. >> paula lane's brother found her crawling in the snow two nights ago a after a mysterious tip came in from the east coast. a family friend said he had a vision that was that paula was -- that paula was still alive and near a lake. ben benben sosenko has the story of survival. >> reporter: paula lane spent six nights stranded until the elements surviving on snow and tomatoes. >> my sister may be little but she's mighty, and she's a survivor and she loves life. >> reporter: paula and her boyfriend rod clifton were on their way back to nevada from citrus heights. rod left to find help after they jeep got stuck in the snow but never returned. a day later paula went too. >> it's been a haul waiting all t
CBS
Dec 13, 2012 4:30am PST
safety with the recent string of high- profile crimes in the city. but now it's a reality. there is an exodus at the san jose police department. they can't train officers fast enough to replace the ones that are leaving. the reason is pension reform measures and some layoffs. the police union says what started as a trickle has become a flood. >> we have another six officers that walked out the door just this week. nine more officers are going to be resigning by the end of the month. >> but this won't change the quality or speed of training for new officers which nine months from the beginning to the end to train these men. >>> a texas man gets pulled over for an expired registration and says what happened next has restored his faith. 25-year-old hayden carlo had been struggling to support his wife and kids and it didn't help when he was recently pulled over. he explained to the officer that the only reason he had not paid for a new registration yet was because he couldn't afford it. the officer wrote up the citation, handed it back to him, inside a $100 bill. the officer doesn't want t
CBS
Dec 19, 2012 4:30am PST
san jose city college. s.w.a.t. teams swarmed the campus yesterday after a caller reported seeing a gunman. heavily armed police officers searched the campus room by room during a three-hour lockdown. the 911 call came in around 4:30 yesterday afternoon. the caller reported seeing a black male possibly armed with a gun at the tech center building. students and faculty were released from classrooms as officers searched the five- story building. for many on campus it was disturbing. >> we definitely barricaded down. we definitely sat there. we hushed our voices, got away from the windows, made sure we weren't near where anybody could look in. and we were worried. we were afraid. >> in the end, police were unable to find any indication that a gunman was on campus but officers say in the wake of the connecticut shooting, they were not taking any chances. >>> as more funerals are eld had for victims of the shooting in connecticut more details are emerging about adam lanza. workers at a newtown hair salon where lanza and his mother were customers said they never heard him speak. they say
CBS
Dec 24, 2012 4:30am PST
coastline. and 54 degrees in daily city. the next couple of days, the rain makes a return, maybe leftover showers on wednesday, and possibly a leftover shower on thursday. then dry weather come friday, but staying unsettled and pebbly wet again on saturday. >>> outside it is super quiet on the bay bridge. not expecting much of a commute on christmas eve. for the most part, the roads are drying out. a few problems from yesterday's flooding, highway 1 still shut down out in conoa county. for the next 15 minutes or so caltrans said highway 121 is going to be shut down between 116 and 37. both directions closed. flooding is the problem. a few rain drops on the lens across the bridge. traffic is slowing nicely there. wells 880 and 237. a quick look at the south bay. 280 moving at the limit. and out in the east bay, a quiet commute past the climb, up ward toward downtown. no service today, and muni and some ferries are on a holiday schedule. >>> a deadline looming to reach a settlement regarding the deadly pipeline explosion in san brew know. the san francisco chronicle reports that pg
CBS
Dec 31, 2012 4:30am PST
homicides. 18 people having killed in richmond thisser. >> , the lowest number the city has seen since 2001. three years ago the city had 45 homicides. a likely factor is a big staffing increase at the richmond police department. it's gone from 40 officers to 190 in recent years. >>> 4:40. drag-racing is suspected in a crash that injured three people in the east bay. an out-of-control car slamming into a busy funeral home on clayton road in concord. a 16-year-old was behind the wheel of a 1974 chevy nova. police say the teenager was going well over the 40-mile-per- hour speed limit and apparently racing another 16-year-old. a service was just beginning when the car crashed into the funeral chapel. >> literally five seconds after i had entered the side room we thought it was an earthquake and saw the car careen into the building. i'm grateful to the priest for ushering everybody in. >> three people were injured. so far no arrests. >>> checking bay area headlines, police are still looking for the person who mugged a woman and killed her dog in san francisco. the woman stopped her car in the t
CBS
Dec 20, 2012 4:30am PST
. neighbors say they want the motel to stay closed. >>> and big layoffs looming for city college of san francisco unless administrators can shore up finances. trustees are looking to slash 34 full-time and 20 to 30 part- time positions starting next month. paycuts are expected, as well. the community college also needs 3,000 more students to register for the spring semester. >>> the search is on for a third suspect in the abduction of a handyman in morgan hill. investigators say richard rodriguez, jr., of alameda along with two others lured the victim to a mansion earlier this month. the handyman was held hostage, beaten and forced to make repairs. the suspects then tried to take the victim to their mother's house for more repairs. the manscaped at a gas station. the two other suspects are already in custody. >>> who will pay for the pipeline upgrades for pg&e could be decided today. the california public utilities commission is expected to vote on a $2.2 billion safety improvement plan. pg&e wants ratepayers to pay for 90% of the costs. a judge, however, recommended customers only pay
CBS
Dec 17, 2012 4:30am PST
city. this is what we are going see throughout the morning, pop-up showers throughout the bay area. the main cold front still lagging behind the system but a dry cold front will move through, may be falling apart. but behind that we have a lot of cold air. so here we go again. you will see the front move through and temperatures will be dropping around the bay area. outside cloudy, scattered showers right now. temperatures not too bad. it is 54 degrees in san jose. 56 in san francisco. and 52 degrees in concord. this afternoon, highs expected to be in the 50s, maybe some low 60s toward san jose and also in the mountain view area. so it looks like we'll finally catch a break toward the afternoon. but then it looks like a chance of showers to make a return as we head in toward the latter part of this week. in fact, things could get wet in the latter part of this week. that's the latest. back to you. >> all right, off-and-on rain isn't the only thing we have to be worried about this morning. it's windy especially on the bay area bridges. so we have cbs 5 reporter elissa harrington at
CBS
Dec 11, 2012 4:30am PST
, it is not even on the table. that is our message. >> whoo! >> in 15 cities across california workers and community leaders have been rallying including here in san francisco. they are urging congress to save social safety net programs and increase taxes on the wealthy. >>> south carolina's governor may have closed the door on comedian steve colbert's senate dreams. colbert has been urging fans to pressure governor nickie hailey into picking him for the senate seat to replace jim demint who is retiring. a poll shows colbert is the favorite in the state but the governor has not committed on his comedic candidacy. specifically. but she did post online saying colbert not knowing the state drink was milk was a big mistake. >> oh-oh. >>> the world banking giant plans to pay a record fine for u.s. allegations that it ignored red flags pointing to money laundering. the penalty for hsbc is $1.9 billion. a senate report says hsbc mexico shipped billions of dollars of cash to the u.s., money believed to be tried to drugs and terrorism. >>> a report sent hewlett- packard soaring leading
CBS
Dec 25, 2012 4:30am PST
nonentitled services is. >> that fiscal cliff will hurt the city to the tune of almost $80 million right away. >> reporter: most of the cuts would be in health care, aids programs and housing. >> that's just an immediate hit. >> reporter: across the bay alameda county supervisor predicted -- >> our health clinics will get hut. our w. i. c. program which is a program for mothers they get nutrition for their newborn babies and we have several sites in alameda county that would also experience a large cut. >> reporter: education would also take a hit. >> this would undo a lot of the good a lot of californians are willing to invest in the schools. perhaps as much as 10% for the special needs students and the meals program that so many of the students in georgia are growing up -- california are growing up in poverty and they need that meal. >> reporter: it's not just the immediate cuts that worries the local officials, it's also the ongoing uncertainty that comes from the stalemate in washington. a stalemate that bay area officials fear could affect the economy just when it's starting t
CBS
Dec 27, 2012 4:30am PST
. >>> reports of gas shut down a safeway store in daly city last night. but pg&e crews determined the strange odor was not natural gas. the source of the smell is still under investigation. >>> 5:00 now. the smell is what led to the discovery of a ghoulish plot up in the north bay. two people are under arrest for what was found in the backyard of a home on warren avenue. this is in vallejo. it was a badly decomposed body. richard romer of alameda died two
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 4:30am PST
control. but help is on the way. as linda yee reports, a former big city police chief has been hired to offer the city some help. >>> reporter: 127 homicides in oakland so far this year, the highest in five years. some people are afraid to just go out. >> i work in east oakland, and it's really scary going to work and coming out every day. >> reporter: the mayor and the police chief agree, crime is out of control. >> we have to try something different. >> reporter: that something new comes in the form of a $250,000 consultant to the police department. legendary lawman bill bratton. he is the former new york police commissioner and los angeles police chief who drastically reduced violent crime during his tenure in both cities. >> if anyone can straighten out the terrible problems that oakland has with the police, he can. >> reporter: former san jose police chief and now hoover institution fellow joe mcnamara says bratton is known for being tough on crime and gangs and is a genius at getting the community to work with police. >> previous chief that they hired from the outside left and sai
CBS
Dec 10, 2012 4:30am PST
checking out the equipment to make sure it was okay, and one more chance for people to tell the city manager what she should look for in a new police chief. the last of four community meetings is at 6:30 tonight. san jose's next police chief will come from outside the city because no one in the department has applied for the job just yet. >>> time is 4:32. let's get a longer check of the weather. >> we shall. >> how was your weekend. >> it was great, i did a lot of sleeping, got a no sleep last night. >> we missed you. >> lawrence is off today, so we're filling in here at the weather desk. so far so good. if you like yesterday, dry and mild, you'll like today as well. scrolling are through some of the weather cameras across the bay area, you'll see mostly clear skies. here's a live look at downtown san francisco through the financial district, temperatures in the 30s and 40s. oakland at 58 degrees. low 50s in san jose. what's in store for the rest of the day. we have a pretty strong ridge of high pressure and it's been building since other the weekend. it continues into today through the aft
CBS
Dec 21, 2012 4:30am PST
the impact from the midwest storm. multiple flights between los angeles and midwestern cities have been canceled. officials at l.a.x. expect more cancellations later today. passengers who made it home from chicago told of cancellations being announced even as they board their flights out of the storm zone. >>> new this morning, a suspect is hospitalized after a police chase ended with a crash in vacaville this morning. there's no word yet on why the california highway patrol was chasing the driver or where the pursuit began. the suspect car crashed this morning at weber and pitt school roads east of interstate 80. details of the suspect's condition hasn't been released. >>> a woman has serious injuries after a hit-and-run accident in san francisco. it happened last night at about 9:00 on christmas tree point in the twin peaks area. police say there were four people walking on the road and three fell down about 30 feet down a hillside. paramedics had to use back boards and ropes to carry a rescue. police found a car with fender damage a short distance away, detained the driver. ther
CBS
Dec 3, 2012 4:30am PST
. detectives are now looking into a motive. >>> one of the safest big cities in america has hit a homicide milestone. san jose on friday reached its 43rd killing of the year when a 17-year-old boy was gunned down in a residential area. the city matches a two decade high and topped last year's total of 41 murders. >>> this morning a teenaged boy from vallejo will be arraigned on charges of attempted murder, kid manage and sexual assault. 14-year-old caviar king abducted a 65-year-old woman at gunpoint from a shopping center parking lot last month, according to police, they say it was random. >>> the battle over thomas kinkade's state continues today in a san jose courtroom. the case pits the artest's live- in girlfriend amy pinto against his wife, nanette. each claims the right to kinkade's paintings and other possessions. he died last april. >>> contra costa county supervisors will consider plans this week to close four more fire stations. the chief says it's necessary after the failure of a parcel tax hike to fund the district. the county is looking at closing stations in walnut creek, cl
CBS
Dec 14, 2012 4:30am PST
city. that's traffic. back to you guys. >> thank you. >>> the highest tides of the year hitting the bay area and they are expected to continue today, as well. the so-called king tides submerged beaches all along the shorelines yesterday. take a look. in some spots the water rushed into town. tide hit its peak yesterday mid- morning. in some areas the water only rows a couple of inches, in others several feet. a group was scrambling to stack sandbags around their building. >> it's been coming in incredibly fast. looked like it was filling up a bathtub. >> think it's pretty amazing and it's coming up really high. >> bill hudson sent us this video of high tide. they were as high as the bumper on several suvs. >>> same thing happening in southern california. drivers had to deal with flooding on this stretch of road in sunset beach yesterday. part of the pacific coast highway there was shut down for part of morning. king tide occurs when the earth, moon and sun all align in such a way that it increases the gravitational pull of the oceans on the shore. it is peaking now. >>> a san franci
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